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Meet The Nominees – CHRISTOPHER WALKEN, A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE – BEST LEADING ACTOR IN A PLAY

CHRISTOPHER WALKEN


 

NOMINATIONS/WINS:

TONY Awards – Nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play

Outer Critics Circle – Nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Play 

Drama League – Nomination for Distinguished Performance Award 

Drama Desk – Nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Play 

This is Mr. Walken’s second Tony nomination.  He was previously nominated for his performance in James Joyce’s The Dead in 2000. 

 

LINKS:

Production Website: www.BehandingInSpokane.com

Facebook Page: www.Facebook.com/BehandingInSpokane

Twitter Page: www.Twitter.com/BehandingBway

Broadway.com: www.Broadway.com/ABehandingInSpokane

IMDB.com: www.imdb.com/ChristopherWalken

 

BIOGRAPHY:

CHRISTOPHER WALKEN (Carmichael) won an Academy Award and the New York Film Critic’s Circle Award for his performance in The Deer Hunter. Walken also received an Academy Award nomination and won BAFTA and SAG awards for Catch Me if You Can. Film: Annie Hall, Pennies From Heaven, The Dead Zone, At Close Range, Biloxi Blues, King of New York, Man On Fire, Man of the Year, Wedding Crashers, Hairspray, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Batman Returns. Theatre: The Lion In Winter (Clarence Derwent Award), The Seagull (Obie), The Rose Tattoo (Theatre World Award), James Joyce’s The Dead, The Seagull (NY Shakespeare Festival).  In 1997 Walken was awarded the Susan Stein Shiva Award for his work with Joseph Papp’s Public Theatre. Walken has hosted “Saturday Night Live” 6 times since 1990 and performed in Spike Jonze-directed music video for “Weapon of Choice.”

 

Behanding In Spokane Teaser: Christopher Walken

 

Christopher Walken performs Lady Gaga’s Poker Face

 

Read “Please, No More Mr. Bad Guy Roles! (But Creepy Is Fine)” from the NY Times: CLICK HERE

Read “Home Again” by The New Yorker: CLICK HERE

Watch Christopher Walken on ‘Live! with Regis & Kelly’: WATCH HERE

 

 


“CHRISTOPHER WALKEN IS A SCROFULOUS WONDER TO BEHOLD. HE HAS SELDOM BEEN MORE ENTHRALLING.” –Ben Brantley, The New York Times

 “WALKEN’s performance is the stuff Tony Awards are made of.” –Joe Dziemianowicz, Daily News

 “WALKEN’S ENJOYMENT IS CONTAGIOUS. THE AUDIENCE EATS IT UP.” –David Rooney, Variety

“CHRISTOPHER WALKEN’s performance is a comedian’s dream: EVERYTHING HE SAYS COMES OUT FUNNY.” –Robert Feldberg, The Record

 “CHRISTOPHER WALKEN’s timing is ASTOUNDING. You will never hate a villain with greater glee.” – John Simon, Bloomberg News

“CHRISTOPHER WALKEN IS HANDS-DOWN PHENOMENAL!” –Pat Collins, WWOR TV

PRODUCTION PHOTO: 

[Pictured: Christopher Walken (Carmichael)]

www.BehandingInSpokane.com

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